Text Messaging Registers Young Latinos

By Jessica Valoris Nov 06, 2006

The RaceWire Beat – 11.06.06 RU a Txt Votr? Text Messaging Registers Young Latinos A first-of-its-kind effort to engage young Latinos in the political process has prompted an estimated 38,000 to register to vote. Saddam Trial: GOP Sacrifices Justice for an ‘October Surprise’ The Bush administration had the opportunity to show the world the best principles of liberal democracy. Instead, they opted for a dog-and-pony show for the sake of partisan gain. Schools Targeted for Takeover Political reality is in play as Villaraigosa ponders which three L.A. high campuses to run from City Hall and showcase his education reform. Hispanics May Swing Some Close Elections Hispanic voters in the United States, a growing bloc, could play a key role in deciding close races in at least four states on Tuesday, experts said. Texas Begins Online Test Of Mexico Border Cameras Webcams allow anyone with Internet access to monitor the border and report suspicious activity. The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine.